Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 409 438
Rank change year-on-year -66 +29 +38
Contract jobs citing CCIE 150 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.92% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 129 108
London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £310 £346 £325
90th Percentile £638 £650 £575
England median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £49.60 -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 £16.99
% change year-on-year - +209.01% -40.71%

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,452 7,238 7,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.37% 16.94% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,810 4,743 5,388
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 155 86
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.54 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +6.81% -9.51%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.33 £12.56
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.65
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.65% +5.67% +15.22%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -19 29 £401 -15.68% 7
West London -8 20 £425 +46.55% 4
South London -42 7 £613 +11.36% 1
East London -12 5 - - 3
North London - 1 £275 - 2
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 150 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (76.67%) Cisco
3 92 (61.33%) CCNP
4 81 (54.00%) Firewall
5 63 (42.00%) BGP
6 61 (40.67%) WAN
7 57 (38.00%) Data Centre
8 51 (34.00%) LAN
9 44 (29.33%) Wireless
9 44 (29.33%) Finance
10 40 (26.67%) OSPF
11 39 (26.00%) MPLS
12 37 (24.67%) CCNA
13 36 (24.00%) Juniper
14 35 (23.33%) ITIL
15 34 (22.67%) EIGRP
16 33 (22.00%) Network Design
16 33 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (20.00%) F5
18 29 (19.33%) Migration
19 23 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (15.33%) VPN
20 22 (14.67%) DNS
20 22 (14.67%) CheckPoint
20 22 (14.67%) Network Security
21 20 (13.33%) Load Balancing
22 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
23 18 (12.00%) Fortinet
23 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
24 17 (11.33%) Multicast

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.67%) PaaS
4 6 (4.00%) IaaS
5 4 (2.67%) Office 365
5 4 (2.67%) SaaS
6 3 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 81 (54.00%) Firewall
2 63 (42.00%) BGP
3 61 (40.67%) WAN
4 51 (34.00%) LAN
5 44 (29.33%) Wireless
6 40 (26.67%) OSPF
7 39 (26.00%) MPLS
8 34 (22.67%) EIGRP
9 33 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (15.33%) VPN
11 22 (14.67%) DNS
11 22 (14.67%) Network Security
12 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
13 17 (11.33%) Internet
13 17 (11.33%) IP Telephony
13 17 (11.33%) Multicast
14 16 (10.67%) DMVPN
14 16 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.33%) MySQL
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) AppScan
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 44 (29.33%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Banking
3 13 (8.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 25 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (14.00%) Architect
4 18 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (10.00%) Network Architect
7 13 (8.67%) Consultant
7 13 (8.67%) Security Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 9 (6.00%) Data Centre Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Design Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (4.67%) Project Engineer
13 6 (4.00%) Security Architect
13 6 (4.00%) Switch Engineer
14 5 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
14 5 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (0.67%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) OAuth
3 1 (0.67%) OpenID
3 1 (0.67%) REST
3 1 (0.67%) SAML
3 1 (0.67%) SPML
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (38.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.67%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.33%) Eurex
7 2 (1.33%) FMCG
7 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.67%) e-Health
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Windows
2 13 (8.67%) Linux
3 12 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) ITIL
2 33 (22.00%) Network Design
3 29 (19.33%) Migration
4 20 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.67%) Change Control
6 15 (10.00%) Project Management
7 13 (8.67%) Change Management
8 12 (8.00%) Runbook
9 11 (7.33%) DevOps
10 10 (6.67%) Network Architecture
10 10 (6.67%) Network Management
11 9 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (4.00%) IT Strategy
13 6 (4.00%) Low Latency
13 6 (4.00%) Security Architecture
14 5 (3.33%) Creative Thinking
14 5 (3.33%) Deployment Automation
14 5 (3.33%) DNA
14 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.33%) Python
2 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (61.33%) CCNP
3 37 (24.67%) CCNA
4 16 (10.67%) CCDP
5 12 (8.00%) CCIE Data Center
5 12 (8.00%) CISSP
5 12 (8.00%) Degree
6 11 (7.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.33%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.33%) CCSP
10 4 (2.67%) CCIE Service Provider
10 4 (2.67%) CISA
10 4 (2.67%) CISM
11 3 (2.00%) CCIE Collaboration
11 3 (2.00%) CCIE Security
11 3 (2.00%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (1.33%) CCVP
12 2 (1.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (2.00%) COBIT
3 2 (1.33%) GDPR
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.00%) Firmware
4 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Docker
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.00%) Cisco CME
3 3 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.67%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) CASB
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Nessus
5 1 (0.67%) Nmap
5 1 (0.67%) OpenView
5 1 (0.67%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.67%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 115 (76.67%) Cisco
2 36 (24.00%) Juniper
3 30 (20.00%) F5
4 22 (14.67%) CheckPoint
5 18 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 14 (9.33%) Palo Alto
7 12 (8.00%) VMware
8 10 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (5.33%) Splunk
10 8 (5.33%) Zscaler
11 7 (4.67%) NetApp
12 6 (4.00%) Dell
12 6 (4.00%) EMC
12 6 (4.00%) McAfee
13 5 (3.33%) Arista
13 5 (3.33%) Reuters
14 4 (2.67%) Meraki
14 4 (2.67%) Mitel